Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in music and entertainment but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Brandon Bogajewicz, founder of VINYL MOON, located in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

You've discovered new music before. You've heard deluxe vinyl before. You've seen cool artwork before. But you've never done any of them quite like this.

Vinyl Moon is the only vinyl "mixtape" club that combines the best new music with original artwork to create an ultra-deluxe record experience. Every month! Each record gives you a fun, interactive, and completely unique way to experience new music and delightful art each month.

Our members are people who are curious about discovery as much as they are in love with their turntables. Open-minded and adventurous souls who value a break from the traditional to explore something offbeat, interactive, and sometimes thrilling.

Tell us about yourself

I grew up in love with getting things in the mail and was a member of every CD club in the 90s. When I first got into vinyl records years later, I explored all the vinyl clubs available, and none of them were exciting or interesting. So I decided I should build one that was both. I took my years of experience curating music. I combined it with a vision to deliver the most unique vinyl records imaginable directly to curious and passionate music fans around the world. And Vinyl Moon was born.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Entering year eight or running Vinyl Moon and delivering a beautiful new product every month since day 1!

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Managing expectations. Not just of the customers but my own as well. Choosing what to focus on and what to put on the back burner can be a challenge as I want to do it all.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Ask yourself if you are willing to work harder than everyone else around you. Both harder than your competitors and harder than the people around you in your personal life.
  2. Make sure you have hobbies and interests that are separate from your business so you can have something to lean on and refresh your mind with when you need a break from work. These activities will be the necessary wipe down of your mind's dry erase board after a long day of scribbling in every white area.
  3. Make a product that you believe in. If you would buy your product as a customer, then you know someone else will too.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Ask for help. People never ask for help enough, and yet everyone wants to give help when asked.

Where can people find you and your business?


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